School was out on that beautiful San Francisco spring day with protest in the air. Sagittarius dropped by to see if I wanted to go tripping around. His battered blue Monza convertible was running again and he had the top down. Sagittarius was a bit of a head case, but
"But what is a scholar? One who can not cross any borders, in fear of being excluded from his academy? Do we stand here before the celebrated fool, who is on the spot where the academics do not dare to go? "
- Robert Graves
Since the very beginning of human
ERIE presents: Heads Talk with Jesse Jarnow, Sarah Matzar, Marc Franklin, and Magenta Ceiba. Co-presented by Blank Space
Join ERIE for Heads Talk Berkeley with Jesse Jarnow, author of new book Heads: A biography of psychedelic America and Marc Franklin will discuss the reemergence of the psychedelic spring from a multi-decade
If the Mysteries of Eleusis are to be resurrected, if we are to reestablish a living connection with our collective unconscious and with the natural planet that gives us life, then there must be new pathways opened to function like those ancient ones that linked people directly to such gnosis.
Psilocybin mushrooms continue their co-evolution with humanity. In general, the effects include euphoria, visual and mental hallucinations, changes in perception, a distorted sense of time, and spiritual experiences.
Our human ancestors around the planet used psilocybin mushrooms dating back thousands of years for spiritual and divinatory ceremonies. 1957 Life magazine article,
We would like to invite you to our first educational event as an independent 501(c)3: Mushrooms and Entheogenic Transhumanism! We enjoyed our time at CIIS, but it is time to move out into the greater community. Thank you CIIS for your support!
This educational event, Mushrooms and Entheogenic Transhumanism with Kilindi
This past fall 2015, ERIE interviewed University of Pennsylvania Professor Richard Doyle, author of Darwin’s Pharmacy. In this book, Doyle coins the term ecodelic as an additional option for psychedelic or entheogen; referring to psychoactive earth medicines that help individuals connect deeply with their ecosystems. During our interview, we spoke
Over the next period, we will be curating a Cognitive Liberty hashtag campaign, offering a selection of images and stories in support of the entheogenic coming-out process. This already challenging process is made even more difficult by decades of politics and legal policy, demonizing the identity of those who partake
To date, the (student) drug policy reform movement has been primarily known for its work on cannabis policy reform. This is understandable - the movements to decriminalize and legalize medical cannabis started back in the 1970s. Recent changes in state cannabis law are arguably the most significant drug policy transformations
My Singaporean friend, professor and poet Kirpal Singh and I cruised along the narrow lanes that wind through the rainforests of East Hawaii, on the Big Island, somewhere south of the old plantation village of Pahoa, until we found the multi-level octagonal house that was concealed from the road, set